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Australia Surprising top-selling products in Australia Post shops

09:31  18 february  2021
09:31  18 february  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Australia Post is selling out of items that have absolutely nothing to do with mail and would be more at home on the shelf of Kmart.

Surprisingly popular items grabbed from the shelves while waiting to send a parcel include bras, air fryers, cat toys, and even screw drills.

Thousands of Australians are turning to the postal service rather than from big retailers, and the postal service is rushing to keep up with demand.

The SaraMia bra, described as 'supportive and flattering', is for sale at just $39.95 at Australia Post.

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More than 15,000 of the SaraMia bra have been sold since they hit the shelves news.com.au reported.

A cat toy known as Flippity Fish sold for $24.95 was bought by more than 8,000 people before it sold out in just two weeks.

Australia Post also tried its hand at selling a popular kitchen item, the air fryer.

In the past three months, more than 15,000 air fryers ranging from $50 to $129 were sold.

Other unusual items that are selling like crazy include screw drills, contour pillows, and cheap phones.

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Australia Post executive general manager Nicole Sheffield explained the reason behind the sales.

'I think that the post office is like the general store in many towns,' she told News Corp.

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'There isn't a JB Hi-Fi to get a gadget or phone from or a Kmart to find an air fryer that is affordable.

'Our products are affordable and we have millions of customers visiting post office shops to send or pick up a parcel and when they get there they see a broad range of products and services.'

She also said that some smart gadgets were on offer to help customer's lives easier.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Australia Post for comment.

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